Ryan is a Junior Scientist working on Dr. Luciana's Adolescent Brain Development study. His responsibilities primarily include conducting brief neurological assessments, MRI scanning, image processing and some statistical analysis of data. He received a BA in psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2005 and is planning to pursue a degree in medicine.
Publications and Posters
Wozniak, J.R., Mueller, B.A., Chang P., Muetzel, R.L., Caros, L., Lim, K.O.. (2006) Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 30:10, 1799-1806.
Muetzel, R.L, Wozniak, J.R., Mueller, B.A., Chang, P., Carso, L., Mauren, G.P, Lim, K.O. (2006, September). Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the Presidential Symposium on Neuroscience, Minneapolis, MN.
Muetzel, R.L, Wozniak, J.R., Mueller, B.A., Winters, K.C, Luciana, M.M., Lim, K.O. (2005, April). Effects of Marijuana on Brain Development. Poster presented at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Lexington, VA.